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Bestselling author and Barnard English professor writes about the clash between Pope Francis I and American nuns.

Selling Goods, Sharing Culture: Historian Hasia Diner explains how Jewish peddlers mad inroads in the new worlds to which they migrated.

Shopping Our Way to Salvation: Experts consider the hidden costs of consumer culture.

In honor of International Women's Day 2014, a look back at recent conversations and events on international issues.

In a recent episode of the Dare to Use the F-Word podcast, President Debora Spar talks with feminist media activist Jamia Wilson about how the drive for perfection affects young women today. Following the interview, President Spar shared her thoughts on the direction of feminism for the next generation.

The final lecture in a series of three, “The Elusive Concept of 'Capacity Building' in International Development," will take place on November 25 at 8 p.m. at Columbia Faculty House.

Participate in events celebrating Barnard’s global initiatives throughout the week of November 11-15

Essay collection examines how modern Finnish memory and the writing of history have engaged and evaded both the history of antisemitism in Finland.

Scholars from the Basque country and the U.S. explore the Basque presence in New York City and the larger United States from the 19th century to the present. Sponsored by the Forum on Migration.

Madeline Y. Hsu, director of the Center for Asian American Studies and associate professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin, explores how shifts in immigration laws and practices produced the idea of Chinese, and other Asian immigrants, as high-achieving “model minorities.”

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